Oct 21, 2021
ASL 1012 - American Sign Language II Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 4Lab None
Course Description: This course, a continuation of ASL I, covers skill progression in ASL grammatical structures, non-manual behaviors, vocabulary and classifiers, fingerspelling and numbers, communication skills (conversations and discussions), and other language functions. Coursework includes applying skills learned in ASL I and practicing increasingly complex sign-language activities. Supporting activities include attendance at Deaf events, film and video viewing, ASL literary readings, and other analytical activities.
Prerequisite(s): ASL 1011 with a grade C or higher or instructor consent.
- An Introduction to Deaf Community Video
- Deaf Community Social Function Experience
- Describe Others
- Dialogue Practices
- Family and Relationship
- Give Directions
- Make Requests
- Talk About Family & Occupations
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- demonstrate additional comprehension and conversation facilitating behaviors.
- recognize differences and similarities between spoken languages and the visual/conceptual structure of ASL.
- demonstrate comprehension of increasingly complex narratives and stories in ASL.
- demonstrate progression of knowledge of content-specific commands, questions, and statements in American Sign Language (ASL), both non-manual behaviors and manual signs.
- show continued knowledge of vocabulary.
- demonstrate increased comprehension and production of regulating behaviors (i.e. attention getting techniques, turn taking signals, and others).
- sign and comprehend increasingly complex dialogues/sentences in ASL.
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